This is the first time in my teaching career that the GCSE results were less than outstanding. Its quite an uncomfortable moment. Students and parents were all still congratulatory at their son or daughters results, many coming to show me their grades on results day. 60% A*-C, not the worst figure in the world, nor the various other pieces of data that I have since chomped my way through. How so?
This is the first year that I’ve been required to deliver RE GCSE on 50% curriculum time to the whole cohort. Myself and another teacher share 280 students in year 10 and 11 equally between us.
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